Steals Per Game Career Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2018-19 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Statistical coverage for seasons prior to 1992-93 is mostly complete, however there are a small number of unknown player records.

Since 1985-86

  • Minimum 225 STL
Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL/G From To Last School
1Desmond Cambridge 3.93 2000 2002 Alabama A&M
2Mookie Blaylock 3.80 1988 1989 Oklahoma
3Tra-Deon Hollins 3.67 2016 2017 Omaha
4Ronn McMahon 3.52 1988 1990 Eastern Washington
5Eric Murdock 3.21 1988 1991 Providence
6Van Usher 3.18 1990 1992 Tennessee Tech
7John Linehan 3.16 1998 2002 Providence
8Pepe Sanchez 3.15 1997 2000 Temple
9Gerald Walker 3.10 1993 1996 San Francisco
10Obie Trotter 3.04 2003 2006 Alabama A&M
11Bonzi Wells 2.99 1995 1998 Ball State
12Michael Anderson 2.95 1986 1988 Drexel
13Tim Winn 2.95 1997 2000 St. Bonaventure
14Briante Weber 2.94 2012 2015 Virginia Commonwealth
15Haywoode Workman 2.94 1987 1989 Oral Roberts
16Marques Green 2.90 2001 2004 St. Bonaventure
17Morris Scott 2.90 1998 2001 Florida A&M
18Kenny Robertson 2.87 1987 1990 Cleveland State
19Jason Rowe 2.86 1997 2000 Loyola (MD)
20Darnell Mee 2.85 1991 1993 Western Kentucky
21Jay Threatt 2.84 2008 2012 Delaware State
22Pat Baldwin 2.83 1991 1994 Northwestern
23Johnny Rhodes 2.82 1993 1996 Maryland
24Joseph Chartouny 2.82 2016 2019 Marquette
25Clarence Ceasar 2.77 1992 1995 Louisiana State
26Drafton Davis 2.77 1986 1988 Marist
 Louis Ford 2.77 2003 2006 Howard
28Jarion Childs 2.73 1997 2000 American
29Pointer Williams 2.73 1992 1996 McNeese State
30Kevin Braswell 2.73 1999 2002 Georgetown
31Shawnta Rogers 2.72 1996 1999 George Washington
32Alex Robertson 2.72 1991 1994 Dayton
33Devin Gibson 2.71 2008 2011 Texas-San Antonio
34Greedy Daniels 2.71 1998 2001 Texas Christian
35Cookie Belcher 2.69 1997 2001 Nebraska
36Chuck Evans 2.69 1990 1993 Mississippi State
37Frank Smith 2.69 1986 1988 Old Dominion
38Gary Payton 2.67 1987 1990 Oregon State
39Devan Downey 2.67 2006 2010 South Carolina
40D\'Wayne Tanner 2.67 1987 1990 Rice
41Travis Holmes 2.66 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
42Ibrahim Jaaber 2.66 2004 2007 Pennsylvania
43Marcus Walton 2.65 1992 1995 Alcorn State
44Chris Corchiani 2.65 1988 1991 North Carolina State
45Keith Jennings 2.63 1988 1991 East Tennessee State
46Charlie Ward 2.62 1991 1994 Florida State
47Chris Garner 2.61 1994 1997 Memphis
48Tim Smith 2.61 2003 2006 East Tennessee State
49Scott Burrell 2.60 1990 1993 Connecticut
50Brevin Knight 2.59 1994 1997 Stanford
51Mario Chalmers 2.57 2006 2008 Kansas
52Ben Larson 2.56 1996 1999 Cal Poly
53Chavis Holmes 2.55 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
54Dominick Young 2.55 1995 1997 Fresno State
55Gary Grant 2.53 1986 1988 Michigan
56Jason Hart 2.49 1997 2000 Syracuse
57Jamon Gordon 2.48 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
58Shandue McNeill 2.46 1994 1997 St. Bonaventure
59Tevin Hammond 2.46 2013 2015 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
60DaShawn Freeman 2.46 2003 2006 Sacramento State
61Dewayne Powell 2.46 1993 1996 Tennessee-Martin
62Paul Gause 2.44 2006 2009 Seton Hall
63Orlando Smart 2.43 1991 1994 San Francisco
64Chuck Eidson 2.43 2000 2003 South Carolina
65Chakowby Hicks 2.42 2002 2005 Norfolk State
66Speedy Claxton 2.42 1997 2000 Hofstra
67Terry Giles 2.42 1987 1990 Florida A&M
68Elliot Perry 2.41 1988 1991 Memphis
69Pierria Henry 2.41 2012 2015 Charlotte
70Jason Bell 2.40 1995 1999 Virginia Military Institute
71Rick Mickens 2.40 1997 2000 Central Connecticut State
72Kevin Hamilton 2.39 2003 2006 Holy Cross
73Greg Anthony 2.38 1987 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
74D.J. Thompson 2.38 2004 2007 Appalachian State
75Kenny Battle 2.38 1986 1989 Illinois
76Juan Dixon 2.36 1999 2002 Maryland
77John Giraldo 2.35 1993 1996 Monmouth
78Brandin Knight 2.35 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
79Duke Mondy 2.34 2010 2014 Oakland
80Rap Curry 2.34 1991 1994 Saint Joseph's
81Keith Triplett 2.34 2002 2005 Toledo
82Corey Walden 2.34 2011 2015 Eastern Kentucky
83T.J. McConnell 2.33 2011 2015 Arizona
84David Edwards 2.33 1990 1994 Texas A&M
85Fuquan Edwin 2.32 2011 2014 Seton Hall
86Mardy Collins 2.32 2003 2006 Temple
87Randy Brown 2.32 1987 1991 New Mexico State
88Jerry McCullough 2.32 1992 1996 Pittsburgh
89Sean Dent 2.31 1986 1988 Wyoming
90Tony Lee 2.31 2005 2008 Robert Morris
91James Banks 2.31 1997 2000 Nicholls State
92Ian Boylan 2.31 2002 2005 Cal State Northridge
93Andrew Gellert 2.30 1999 2002 Harvard
94Carl Elliott 2.30 2004 2007 George Washington
95Darius Burton 2.30 1994 1997 Hofstra
96Jevon Carter 2.29 2015 2018 West Virginia
97Donnie Boyce 2.29 1992 1995 Colorado
98D.J. Cooper 2.29 2010 2013 Ohio
99Garrett Richardson 2.29 2001 2004 Tennessee State
100Will Cherry 2.28 2010 2013 Montana
101Dave Masciale 2.28 1994 1997 Long Island University
102Eric Coley 2.28 1997 2000 Tulsa
103Ryan Sears 2.28 1998 2001 Creighton
104Vonteego Cummings 2.28 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
105Aaron Craft 2.28 2011 2014 Ohio State
106Devin Boyd 2.28 1989 1993 Towson
107Cedric Jackson 2.27 2005 2009 Cleveland State
108Kerry Kittles 2.27 1993 1996 Villanova
109Jimmal Ball 2.26 1997 2000 Akron
110Doug Overton 2.25 1988 1991 La Salle
111Keydren Clark 2.25 2003 2006 Saint Peter's
112Brigham Waginger 2.24 2007 2010 Western Carolina
113Eddie Basden 2.24 2002 2005 Charlotte
114Jalan West 2.23 2013 2018 Northwestern State
115Mark Macon 2.23 1988 1991 Temple
116Troy Bell 2.23 2000 2003 Boston College
117Jerel McNeal 2.21 2006 2009 Marquette
118David Vanterpool 2.21 1992 1995 St. Bonaventure
119Tyronn Mitchell 2.20 2003 2006 Northwestern State
120Kevin Soares 2.20 1989 1992 Nevada
121Zakee Wadood 2.20 2001 2004 East Tennessee State
122Sonny Troutman 2.19 2004 2007 Ohio
123Anthony Hickey 2.19 2012 2015 Oklahoma State
124Damian Saunders 2.18 2008 2011 Duquesne
125Brooks Thompson 2.18 1990 1994 Oklahoma State
126Brent Price 2.18 1988 1992 Oklahoma
127Jay Williams 2.18 2000 2002 Duke
128Edward O'Neil 2.17 2001 2004 Charleston Southern
129Duane Clemens 2.17 1997 2000 Ball State
130Lindsey Hunter 2.16 1989 1993 Jackson State
131Shernard Long 2.16 1997 2001 Georgia State
132Lloyd Williams 2.15 1997 2000 Texas-San Antonio
133Ricky Minard 2.15 2001 2004 Morehead State
 Kevin Morris 2.15 1997 2001 Georgia State
135Mike Kelley 2.15 1998 2001 Wisconsin
136Jeremy Chappell 2.15 2006 2009 Robert Morris
137Torey Thomas 2.14 2004 2007 Holy Cross
138Bryan Hopkins 2.14 2003 2006 Southern Methodist
 Larry Simmons 2.14 1987 1990 Maryland-Baltimore County
140Stevin Smith 2.14 1991 1994 Arizona State
141Warren Anderson 2.14 1994 1997 Wagner
 Lalo Rios 2.14 1996 1999 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
143E.J. Gordon 2.14 2003 2006 Stetson
144David Holston 2.13 2006 2009 Chicago State
145Todd Day 2.13 1989 1992 Arkansas
 Vernon Hamilton 2.13 2004 2007 Clemson
147Markus Carr 2.12 1999 2002 Cal State Northridge
148Brad Childress 2.11 1987 1990 Campbell
149Tim Hardaway 2.11 1986 1989 Texas-El Paso
150Darrion Applewhite 2.11 1986 1990 Texas Southern
151Malcolm Armstead 2.11 2010 2013 Wichita State
152Sundiata Gaines 2.11 2005 2008 Georgia
153Nate Green 2.11 1997 2000 Indiana State
154Gene Nabors 2.10 1996 2000 Robert Morris
 Damian Owens 2.10 1995 1998 West Virginia
156Ehab Amin 2.10 2015 2019 Oregon
157Lester Lyons 2.10 1991 1994 East Carolina
158Marty Higgins 2.09 1989 1992 Maine
159Mouse McFadden 2.09 1986 1989 Cleveland State
160Lee Mayberry 2.09 1989 1992 Arkansas
161Tyson Patterson 2.09 1997 2000 Appalachian State
162Tyrone Lewis 2.08 2007 2010 Niagara
163Chris Duhon 2.08 2001 2004 Duke
 Charles Jones 2.08 1994 1998 Long Island University
165Bryan Mullins 2.08 2006 2009 Southern Illinois
166Eddie House 2.08 1997 2000 Arizona State
167Steve Rogers 2.08 1988 1992 Alabama State
168Robert Dowdell 2.08 1988 1991 Coastal Carolina
169Carlton Screen 2.07 1987 1990 Providence
170Moe Segar 2.07 1994 1997 Saint Peter's
171Frank Walker 2.06 1986 1990 Hofstra
172Eric Roberson 2.06 1997 2000 Bradley
173Ahmad Thomas 2.06 2015 2018 North Carolina-Asheville
174Terrence Rencher 2.06 1992 1995 Texas
175C.J. McCollum 2.05 2010 2013 Lehigh
176Chris Kramer 2.05 2007 2010 Purdue
177Phillip Allen 2.05 1992 1995 North Carolina A&T
178Jason Harris 2.04 1998 2001 Fordham
179Rodney Peel 2.04 1988 1992 Appalachian State
180Rick Brunson 2.04 1992 1995 Temple
181David Hawkins 2.04 2001 2004 Temple
182Casey Arena 2.04 1993 1996 Maine
 Mike Mitchell 2.04 1986 1990 Colorado State
184Ricky Hickman 2.03 2004 2007 North Carolina-Greensboro
185Jave Meade 2.03 2001 2004 Holy Cross
186Keir Rogers 2.03 1988 1992 Loyola (IL)
187Tony Dobbins 2.02 2000 2004 Richmond
188Jeremy Goode 2.02 2007 2010 Mount St. Mary's
 Erick Strickland 2.02 1993 1996 Nebraska
190Laron Profit 2.02 1996 1999 Maryland
191Alex Caruso 2.01 2013 2016 Texas A&M
192Chris Gaynor 2.01 2005 2008 Winthrop
193Jameer Nelson 2.00 2001 2004 Saint Joseph's
 Kendrick Perry 2.00 2011 2014 Youngstown State
195Tywain McKee 1.99 2006 2009 Coppin State
 Jean Prioleau 1.99 1989 1992 Fordham
197Brett Blizzard 1.99 2000 2003 North Carolina-Wilmington
198Kris Clack 1.99 1996 1999 Texas
199Shaheen Holloway 1.99 1997 2000 Seton Hall
200Jelani Hewitt 1.98 2011 2015 Georgia Southern
201Lenny Brown 1.98 1996 1999 Xavier
 Kim Lewis 1.98 1991 1995 Tulane
203Lorenzo Neely 1.98 1988 1991 Eastern Michigan
204Chavaughn Lewis 1.98 2012 2015 Marist
205Zabian Dowdell 1.98 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
206Anthony Grundy 1.98 1999 2002 North Carolina State
207Jordan Fouse 1.97 2013 2016 Green Bay
208Christopher Anderson 1.97 2012 2015 San Diego
209Jonathan Amos 1.97 2006 2009 Toledo
210Marcus Brown 1.97 1993 1996 Murray State
211Courtney Eldridge 1.97 1999 2002 North Carolina-Greensboro
212Byron Eaton 1.96 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
213Trevor Releford 1.96 2011 2014 Alabama
214Brian Cardinal 1.96 1997 2000 Purdue
215Kenny Williams 1.96 1991 1994 Illinois-Chicago
216Sidney Goodman 1.96 1992 1995 Coppin State
217Jeremy Lin 1.96 2007 2010 Harvard
218Bernard Thompson 1.96 2012 2015 Florida Gulf Coast
219Darren Brooks 1.95 2002 2005 Southern Illinois
220Bo McCalebb 1.95 2004 2008 New Orleans
221Ceola Clark 1.95 2009 2013 Western Illinois
222Daniel Mullings 1.95 2012 2015 New Mexico State
223Desmar Jackson 1.94 2010 2014 Southern Illinois
224Marcus Faison 1.94 1997 2000 Siena
 Terrell Lowery 1.94 1989 1992 Loyola Marymount
 Cedric Smith 1.94 1998 2001 South Florida
227Jeff Monaco 1.94 1998 2001 Southern Utah
228Richie Williams 1.94 2006 2009 San Diego State
229Russ Smith 1.93 2011 2014 Louisville
230T.J. Cleveland 1.93 1999 2002 Arkansas
231Kevin Hardy 1.93 2012 2015 McNeese State
232Tim Bond 1.93 2015 2018 Eastern Michigan
233Kenny Hasbrouck 1.92 2006 2009 Siena
234James Thues 1.92 2001 2005 Detroit Mercy
235Kareem Reid 1.92 1996 1999 Arkansas
236Aaron Miles 1.91 2002 2005 Kansas
237Gerry McNamara 1.91 2003 2006 Syracuse
238J.P. Primm 1.91 2009 2012 North Carolina-Asheville
239Delvon Arrington 1.91 1999 2002 Florida State
240Chris Thomas 1.91 2002 2005 Notre Dame
241Courtney Lee 1.91 2005 2008 Western Kentucky
242Roderick Taylor 1.90 1993 1996 Jackson State
243Torris Bright 1.90 2000 2003 Louisiana State
 Jason Terry 1.90 1996 1999 Arizona
245Stacey Augmon 1.90 1988 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
246Andre Miller 1.90 1996 1999 Utah
247Kevin Reed 1.89 2003 2007 Maine
248Joey Brown 1.89 1991 1994 Georgetown
249John Goldsberry 1.88 2003 2006 North Carolina-Wilmington
250Bashir Mason 1.88 2004 2007 Drexel
 Anthony Stacey 1.88 1996 2000 Bowling Green State

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